Career Opportunities

We are always looking for new talent

At Symonds & Sampson, we value our people and recognise how everyone plays an important part in making our business tick. Whether you are starting out or looking to further your career we continually encourage and support staff to obtain professional qualifications and attend relevant courses. Our graduate and training schemes aims to recruit young people with bright talent at the beginning of their career and provide the support they need to become a future leader within the firm; many of our senior staff and partners have been with us since finishing education.

We ask staff to make suggestions and join discussions and forums to make recommendations to Senior Management, and the Partners have an open door policy and are always approachable and eager to hear ideas and concerns.

Hard work and dedication is recognised and rewarded with excellent career progression opportunities, remuneration and commission packages and bonuses where appropriate.

It’s certainly not all work and no play! Firm socials include barbeques, dinners, drinks, quiz nights, networking events, watching and playing sport to name but a few. At least once a year the whole firm gets together for the popular Christmas party. We are well known for our friendly office atmosphere.

So, whether you are already in property, looking to transfer your skills from another profession, or looking for a return to work opportunity, we’d love to hear from you.

Symonds & Sampson is an equal opportunities employer.

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Current Opportunities

Live & Deadstock Auctioneer

  • Closing Date: 26 October 2018

Symonds & Sampson are looking for an auctioneer to join their young and dynamic team selling on farms throughout the Wessex region.  The position offers excellent career progression for the right candidate.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • On-site selling at Farm Dispersal Sales 
  • Market auctioneering
  • Cataloguing and sale preparation 
  • Ability to identify and develop business opportunities 
  • Land management experience desirable but not essential 

KEY SKILLS 

  • Rostrum experience preferred but not essential for the right candidate 
  • A good understanding of livestock and agriculture 
  • A confident team player with excellent people skills
  • RICS/CAAV desirable but not essential 
  • Full driving license essential

REWARDS

  • Salary - A competitive salary dependent on experience and skills 
  • Holiday - Starting at 28 days per year including bank holidays and increasing with long service 
  • Hours - Full time 
  • Pension - Work based pension scheme 

Marketing and PR Coordinator - Poundbury, Dorchester

  • Closing Date: 26 October 2018

An exciting opportunity for articulate and creative individual with marketing and social media skills, and ideally with relevant experience to join a progressive and multi-disciplinary firm of Chartered Surveyors. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Sound understanding of Social Media
  • Creative writing
  • Marketing campaigns
  • Diary and workload management
  • CMS management
  • Design capability preferred

KEY SKILLS 

ESSENTIAL

  • Social Media
  • Marketing Campaigns
  • Articulate
  • Able to organise and prioritise the workload
  • Creative
  • Full UK Driving license
  • CMS experience
  • Microsoft Office

DESIRABLE 

  • Design capability (Adobe Creative Cloud)
  • Relevant experience
  • Event organisation

REWARDS 

  • Salary – A competitive salary depending on experience
  • Holiday – starting at 28 days per annum including bank holidays and increasing with long service
  • Hours – Full Time
  • Pension – A work based pension scheme

THE POUNDBURY OFFICE is a thriving part of the community and home to Residential Sales, Lettings and Commercial departments within the company.  It is situated just off Queen Mother Square, and close to many shops and eateries.  

Applications must include a CV and covering letter. 

CLOSING DATE Where we receive a high volume of applicants, the closing date may be brought forward. To avoid disappointment therefore we suggest submitting your application early. 

Chartered Building Surveyor - Wimborne Office

  • Closing Date: 23 October 2018

THE ROLE - Due to increased workload and ambition for expansion and development of the department, we have an opening for an experienced Building Surveyor

LOCATION - Wimborne, Dorset and covering the firm’s area of work throughout Wessex

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Level 2 & 3 Inspection & Reporting
  • Schedules of Condition/Dilapidations
  • Defect diagnosis
  • Development monitoring on behalf of lenders
  • Preparation of Schedules of Work and Specifications, preparing tender packages and Contract Administration
  • Experience with residential, commercial and agricultural property

ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED 

  • MRICS qualified
  • Willingness to assist in the training and progression of graduates/trainees
  • 1-3 years’ post qualification experience
  • Full UK driving licence

REWARDS 

  • Salary  - A competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Training – Opportunity for training, qualification and career development
  • Holiday – Starting at 28 days per year including bank holidays and increasing with long service
  • Hours – Full time
  • Pension – Work based pension scheme

THE WIMBORNE OFFICE is home to Residential, Agricultural and Professional departments, and situated in the heart of the town.  The busy town is well catered for with a range of high street and independent shops, and many excellent eateries.

START DATE - Flexible

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